Prerequisite Requirements for the Preliminary Multiple/Single Subject Credential with EL Authorization:

  • EDUC 315: Teaching in a Multicultural Setting (3 units) should be completed prior to beginning the 500 series
  • ANTH/ENGL/SPAN 453: Language, Culture and Linguistics (3 units) Preferably taken as an undergraduate senior, but may be completed concurrently with the 500 series by petition
  • SOCS/MATH 265C: Introduction to Statistical Methods (3 units) is strongly recommended for M.A. students

Note: Coursework from other colleges may sometimes fulfill prerequisite requirements. Contact Graduate Admissions to determine whether a course you have taken or plan to take will fulfill a requirement.

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